A family support worker conducts need assessments and provides practical and emotional support to families experiencing short or long-term difficulties, neglect, or abuse. A family support worker is typically employed in such work settings as child protection, foster care, and family services organisations.
ABS definition – Family Support Worker ANZSCO 411713
A family support worker ‘assists the work of social workers and welfare workers by providing services and support to families.’
Common occupational titles
Family Support Worker, Family Therapist, Family Wellbeing Officer, Child and Family Support Worker, Child and Family Officer, Crisis Response Worker (including family violence), Family Services Case Manager, Case Manager, Case Worker.
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